LIFE HAPPENS WHILE YOU’RE MAKING OTHER PLANS

TimLife9 Comments

A few years ago my career went through a rough patch and I was laid off from my job as a web designer. My prospects for a new job were slim so I made the decision to start my own business but it was slow going and I ended up selling my house to make ends meet. It was a … Read More

NOT ALL BUSINESS IS GOOD BUSINESS

TimBusiness7 Comments

For me the hardest part of running a business isn’t getting customers, it’s getting the right customers. I do all of my marketing on the web so everybody that sees my website is a potential customer. I rarely meet people face-to-face so I have to rely on certain tells a customer provides via email or over the phone. Herein lies the challenge … Read More

I NEED TO INTERVIEW A DESIGNER FOR CLASS

TimAdvice1 Comment

I get an email about once a week from a student who’s been given an assignment by their instructor to interview a working designer. The email I got today reads: I am a graphic design student at RIT and as an assignment we need to “interview” a designer. I was wondering if you might take the time to answer these … Read More